Jente Althuis


Jente Althuis is a Doctoral Researcher at the King’s Centre for Strategic Communications

Jente Althuis is a doctoral researcher specialising in urban warfare, strategic communications, and related urban security topics in African and Middle Eastern cities. Her PhD project assesses insurgents’ use of urban space to convey revolutionary messages and mobilise urban populations, currently focusing on Johannesburg, South Africa. 

Before joining the KCSC, Jente has worked with the University of Leiden, the Africa Programme at Chatham House, and the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence in Riga, Latvia. She holds an undergraduate degree in Policy Science and International Development from the University of Leiden, and a postgraduate degree in Conflict, Security and Development from the Department of War Studies.